Rafa Nadal, excited, announces a “full point” in his sports career: “It is not my best moment”

The Grand Slam of France will be left this year without its maximum champion. Despite trying everything, the hip injury that Rafael Nadal suffered at the Australian Open keeps him from playing this year at Roland Garros. In addition, as the tennis player announced at a press conference, he will take a break in his professional career.

“The injury I suffered in Australia has not improved as we have hoped. This year I will not be able to be at Roland Garros and you can imagine how difficult it is for me”, explains the man from Manacor.

“I have no intention of continuing to play in the coming months. My day-to-day life has been at a very low level and, although the good times remain abroad, on a personal level they have been really difficult years, although important victories mask it”, recognize.

“I’m still not prepared to compete at the level I need to and that’s why I have to put an end to my sports career. When I feel physically ready, I imagine that I’m mentally ready.”

“It could be a goal to reach the end of the year and play the Davies Cup and try to face next year with what I sense will be my last year. My goal is to stop and face the last year of my sports career in the best way possible. That’s why I want to stop and try to make that happen.”

“That is why I am here, to announce that I am not going to play Roland Garros, to say that I am going to stop for a few months and prepare to face the last year that will surely be my last in the best possible way and to be able to play the tournaments that I want to say goodbye. of those who have marked me”.